A video has been viewed tens of thousands of times on Facebook alongside a claim that “American rioters” have set fire to a subway train.
NEW YORK: A man on the New York City subway captured video of a daredevil passenger riding outside the train car. The video, posted to Instagram by Matt Beary, shows the man clinging to the outside of train's doors while it moves through the tunnel. The passenger hops off the train when it arrives at the next stop. Beary said the video was filmed aboard the C train, between the Clinton-Washington and Lafayette Avenue stations. "The woman next to me had her hand over her mouth in shock," Beary told WCBS-TV. The…
TOKYO: A video has emerged showing how Tokyo subway personnel pack people into cars by shoving them far enough to shut the doors. Italian photographer Marco Patella posted a video to Facebook showing a stoic commuter getting some help from subway personnel to get a spot on an overcrowded train during rush hour Dec. 7. The video shows the man remaining stone-faced and not reacting as the employees shove him far enough into the train for them to force the doors closed.
SEOUL: A passenger was crushed to death Wednesday after getting stuck between a subway train and a platform screen door in South Korea. The man was trying to get off the train during the morning rush hour while the screen door was closing at Gimpo airport subway station in Seoul. The driver started the train without seeing him trapped there and the 36-year-old was crushed to death, Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corp. said in a statement. "We're deeply sorry for the incident," Na Yeol, acting chief of the company, told…
Everyone loves pizza and so are the rats – at least in New York, where a rat was caught on camera dragging a big slice of pizza down the stairs.
NEW YORK: A woman who took a bite out of another passenger in a dispute over a seat on a crowded subway was being sought for assault on Friday, the New York City police said.
BEIJING: The Beijing police are patrolling the city's subways and trains to stop people wearing face masks, strange costumes and forming flash mobs, warning commuters that such actions could jeopardize public safety by causing stampedes.